Marina G. Richter


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Marina Richter is an experienced and knowledgeable lawyer who specializes in the asset management sector. Marina assists clients with the formation, structuring and operation of domestic and offshore buyout funds, venture capital funds, hedge funds, secondary funds and private equity funds, in the organization of joint ventures, and in the negotiation of shareholder, limited partner, and limited liability company agreements. Marina’s practice spans a wide range of domestic and cross-border M&A, private equity, alternative assets and venture capital transactions. Her work includes representing private equity funds, institutional investors (including major pension funds), sellers and strategic buyers in domestic and cross-border M&A deals (including acquiring positions in private equity, venture capital, and hedge funds) ranging in transaction value from US$2 million to over US$6 billion.

Marina counsels asset managers in connection with their operations, including internal governance, carry arrangements, restructuring, and regulatory compliance matters. Marina regularly negotiates complex agreements both on the sponsor’s and on the investor’s side, guides asset managers engaged in direct investments or co-investments, and handles issues relating to the acquisition, disposition, and structuring of portfolio investments. She also advises board of directors, independent directors and special committees on a broad range of corporate matters, including directors’ duties and responsibilities, corporate governance, disclosure issues and corporate compliance matters.



  • Russian
  • French


Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • Russia


  • Cornell Law School, Ithaca, LL.M., 2005
  • Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO University), specialist degree in law (J.D. equivalent) with great distinction, June 2004
  • Represented TTM Technologies, Inc. in the sale of substantially all of its China-based mobility business to Chinese consortium AKMMeadville Electronics (Xiamen) Co., Ltd. for a combination of US$550 million in cash and an estimated US$110 million in retained accounts receivable.
  • Represented TTM Technologies, Inc. in the US$775 million acquisition of Anaren, Inc. from Veritas Capital.
  • Represented funds affiliated with Franklin Advisers, Inc. as majority DIP lender and stalking horse buyer in chapter 11 acquisition of Appvion Paper.
  • Represented a leading publicly traded healthcare and diagnostics company in the acquisition transaction.
  • Advised The Washington Justice (formerly Washington Esports Ventures) in connection with entry into Blizzard Entertainment’s Overwatch League.
  • Represented Onexim Sports and Entertainment Holding USA, Inc. in its acquisition of a controlling stake in the New Jersey Nets basketball team and of an equity interest in the Barclays Center stadium project in Brooklyn, New York.
  • Represented Norilsk Nickel Group in connection with its $408 million acquisition of the global nickel mining and refining operations of a U.S. public company.
  • Represented a major privately-owned fashion house in the $500 million sale of its handbag business to a Hong Kong public company.
  • Represented Workflow Management, Inc. in the attempted $669 million sale of its equity securities to Enterprise Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) listed on the American Stock Exchange (then one of the largest transactions involving a sale to a SPAC).
  • Represented a major North American print company in a number of transactions, including its acquisition of a leading supplier of business process solutions; the sale of its Canadian operations; and various financing and other transactions.